0358 - OT I
Company: Sharp Healthcare
Location: La Mesa
Posted on: June 22, 2022
[California Occupational Therapist license - CA Board of
Occupational Therapy; AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare
Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association;
OtherHoursShift Start Time:9 AMShift End Time:5:30 PMAdditional
Shift Information:Weekend Requirements:No WeekendsOn-Call
What You Will Do
Evaluates, plans, directs and administers occupational therapy
modalities of treatment as prescribed by a licensed physician.
Assists patients in reaching their maximum performance and level of
functioning, while learning to live within the limits of their
capabilities. Participates in operational aspects of the
department, maintains performance improvement activities within the
department, and participates in CQI activities.
- California Occupational Therapist license - CA Board of
Occupational Therapy -REQUIRED
- AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS
Healthcare) - American Heart Association -REQUIRED
- Other : Graduate of an approved school of Occupational Therapy
or graduate of accredited college or university with a certificate
in Occupational Therapy.
- Experience in all aspects of occupational therapy.
Other Qualification Requirements
- CCS Paneling is required for Therapists functioning in a
CCS-designated NICU. Paneling is required within 6 months of hire.
CCS paneled staff will review and supervise services provided by
non-paneled personnel as required by licensure and CCS guidelines
- Department development
Actively participates in departmental goals and the advancement of
Collaborates with leadership in clinical and operational
Participates in departmental activities, such as CQI, staff
meetings, and chart review.
Participates in committees and system wide activities when
requested as departmental representative.
Documentation is completed in a timely, complete, legible, concise
and accurate manner.
Documentation follows Sharp HealthCare guidelines, professional
guidelines, and meets third-party payor and regulatory
Maintains records pertinent to departmental operations.
Completes all documentation elements as appropriate
(Interdisciplinary Plan of Care, Education record, billing,
discharge plan, and others).
- Operational efficiency
Communicates patient care and departmental issues.
Accepts changes and demonstrates flexibility when asked regarding
work schedules and assignments.
Completes additional assignments in a timely manner
Offers suggestions for resolving operational issues within the
Provides unit specific information to students, floats, and
Maintains departmental cleanliness and safety.
Sets priorities and adjusts to unscheduled situations. Takes
initiative in using time effectively.
Completes all regulatory requirements.
Meets productivity standards established by department leadership
Participates in UR/QA chart review and activities.
- Patient care
Evaluates and treats patients within the scope of care in a manner
that is cost-effective and appropriate to the patient's diagnosis,
age and culture.
Assesses patient pain that interferes with optimal level of
function or participation in treatment; and provides
Performs an appropriate assessment on all patients as related to
the therapy requested and provides and reassesses as per
Evaluates patient outcomes and effectiveness of patient care
measures, reporting to management or physician any significant
changes and/or abnormal findings.
Utilizes interdisciplinary team conference to communicate pertinent
patient-related problems. When necessary, initiates discussion with
other team members to provide more comprehensive care and/or to
Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that
optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of
medical/health care errors.
Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and
evaluates effectiveness of learning; family is included in teaching
Demonstrates knowledge and safe use of modalities, equipment and
Coordinates and directs patient care to ensure patients' needs are
met and hospital policy is followed.
Completes development plan and performance is satisfactory.
Participates in weekly team meetings and discharge meetings.
Completes development of discharge plans and goals that provide for
the continuation of the patient's well-being while on service and
upon completion of service.
Collaborates with Case Manager for referrals/transition of therapy
needs with the local CCS Medical Therapy Program/Units for infants
Participates in interdisciplinary rounds, staffing and/or patient
conferences as required at the various levels of care. If
functioning in NICU, therapist will participate in weekly
For CCS Paneled Therapists only: The therapist makes
recommendations for appropriate outpatient services. With a
physician order the therapist may assist with the referral to
outpatient therapy for those patients going to CCS Medical Therapy
Units or other facilities for treatment.
Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, religion, color, national
origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as
a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified
individual with disability or any other protected class
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